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FCDO Skills for Jobs Project Degree Apprenticeship Pilot in India

Case Study


The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Skills for Jobs Project has seen a successful 3 year pilot of the Degree Apprenticeship Programme. With the creation of a new employer-led Apprenticeship Scheme within the Banking, financial services and insurance sector.

The scheme involves a collaboration between FCDO, Sri Vishwakarma Skills University and Industry Partners along with consulting bodies, National Skill Development Corporation India, NOCN Group, BFSI Sector Skills Council India. The pilot included almost 18 months of research and development, involving technical expertise from both the UK and India.